Fire Sprinklers

Fire Sprinklers are designed and fabricated to save lives. Regular inspection of a fire sprinkler system dramatically increases its reliability. In addition to performing the required inspection and maintenance, we can extend the life of the system, improve its reliability, and reduce the overall cost of maintenance. Inspection and maintenance of sprinklers are required on a monthly, quarterly, semiannual, annual, and five-year basis. Your account team will design a program that will meet your needs. Our goal is to assist you in protecting your property and its occupants from fire. During our tests, a technician will ensure that all components and devices are in working condition.

NFPA 25 requirements guide the inspection and maintenance of your fire sprinkler systems. This code is like an owner’s manual for your suppression equipment. It also interfaces with other components, including your fire alarm system, backflow preventers, fire pumps, compressors, stand pipes systems and more.

Benefits

Academy Fire Services all Types of Fire Sprinklers and Related Equipment

ACADEMY FIRE SERVICES ALL TYPES OF FIRE SPRINKLERS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT:

  • Wet sprinkler systems
  • Dry sprinkler systems
  • Backflow devices
  • Fire pumps
  • Stand pipe systems
  • Anti-freeze systems
  • Pre-action systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Fire hoses

WE OFFER:

  • Advanced deficiency tracking and recording
  • Code consultation
  • Over $10 million in insurance
  • Small and large-scale preventative maintenance (PM) programs
  • Tracking and notifications of all areas requiring special AHJ or permits

Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance Schedule

Weekly / Monthly

  • Inspection of gauges depending on system (dry, pre-action, deluge and wet systems)

Every 3 Months

  • Inspection of alarm devices, hydraulic nameplate and fire department connections

Every Year

  • Inspection of buildings, hanger/seismic bracing, pipe, fittings and sprinklers
  • Inspection and testing of control valves, alarm switches, gauges, backflow preventer, anti-freeze loops, fire department connections, and visible piping
  • Inspection and trip test of dry, pre-action, and deluge systems

Every 5 Years

  • Inspection of hoses, containers, and piping and servicing as needed
  • Standpipe testing (including dry standpipe hydrostatic testing)
  • Internal pipe inspections & obstruction investigations

Inspection Process

Inspection Process

During an inspection a technician will complete:

  • Inspection to determine if the system is in service and in satisfactory condition
  • Identification of conditions that could compromise the performance of the mechanical and electrical components of the system
  • Inspection for adequate clearance, condition, and position of the sprinkler heads to allow for proper distribution and activation
  • Inspection of the sprinkler control valves for proper position, condition, accessibility, and appropriate signage
  • Inspection and performance of required water-flow tests for each system from main drain and inspectors test valve (weather permitting)
  • Visual inspection of the fire department connection, caps, threads, clappers, check valves, and drains
  • Inspection and testing of the fire sprinkler system alarm components for satisfactory condition and operation
  • Check of spare head box for proper supply and wrench
  • Inspection of the general condition of visible and accessible sprinkler system piping, hangers, drain valves, gauges, and related equipment
  • Test of the operation of sprinkler air compressors for proper activation and shut off, if applicable
  • Test of all low-pressure alarms, supervisory circuits, and auxiliary functions for proper operation
  • Review of customer changes in building status and occupancy hazard classifications that may affect the performance and reliability of the fire sprinkler system
  • Tagging of devices as required and performance of all required record keeping
  • Compiling of a complete report of the inspection, explanation of any deficiencies and recommendations for any corrective actions in accordance with local codes and fire standards
  • Information and explanation that the inspection does not include a design evaluation or engineering analysis
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